ELEMENTARY COURSE, SPRING 2016, CLASS 2

This week, we talked about Tapas.
La ensaladilla rusa – Russian salad
Las gambas – The prawns
Las aceitunas – The olives
La tortilla de patatas – the Spanish omelette
Las albóndigas – the meatballs
Las croquetas – The croquettes
Los pimientos rellenos – stuffed peppers
El pulpo – the octopus
La ensalada – The salad
El chorizo – Chorizo
El gazpacho – The cold soup made with vegetables

We did a listening exercise about ordering tapas. Some words we did not understand:
Pidiendo tapas – ordering tapas
¿Qué desea? – What would you like?
¿Quiere usted una cerveza grande o pequeña? – Would you like a small or a big beer?
¿Lo van a tomar en la terraza? – Are you going to have it in the terrace?
¿Nos pone una ración de gambas? – Can we have a portion of prawns?
Sin calentarla – Without heating it up
Y un poco de pan y aceite – And a little bit of bread an oil.
Se lo llevo todo en seguida – I will bring everything shortly.

To conclude, in pairs we made up situations in a restaurant by using the words and expressions we had already learnt. Other words that came up during the exercise:
Media ración – half portion
El cambio / la vuelta – the change
Propina – tip
Salsa picante – spicy sauce
¡Qué aproveche! / ¡Buen provecho! – Enjoy your meal!
¡Salud! – Cheers!
¿Quieres algo de beber? – Do you want anything to drink? (informal)
¿Qué quieres? – What do you want?
Un brindis – a toast
Una tostada – some toast
No está en el menú – it’s not on the menú
¿Puedo ver el menú? – Can I see the menú?
Monedas – coins
Billetes – notes
A twenty euro note -  Un billete de veinte euros
A two euro coin – Una moneda de dos euros
Gratis / libre – free


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